RCSLT Online Outcome Tool

Therapy Outcome Measures

Training modules

Module 1: Introduction to the ROOT

This module is relevant for all users, it covers: 

  • What is ROOT? 
  • Navigating the ROOT

Module 2: Direct data entry

This module is designed for those using the 'direct data entry' method of recording TOMs in the ROOT only. This means that you will be entering TOMs for each service user directly into the ROOT. If you are unsure whether this applies to you, contact the person leading on this in your organisation, it covers: 

  • Adding a patient 
  • Adding an episode of care
  • Editing and deleting a rating 

For information about entering data about individuals with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, please click here.


Module 3: Uploading data

This module is for services who are uploading their data to the ROOT. If you are using the 'direct data entry' method (Module 2), you do not need to complete this module. Proceed directly to Module 4. It covers:

  • Uploading a data file
  • Column mapping
  • Previewing your import


Module 4: Using the reports and dashboard

This module is relevant to all users and covers generating reports and customising your dashboard. 


Module 5: Admin functions

This module is relevant for those with admin rights.  Users with admin rights can access these videos by selecting 'Training Module: Admin Functions' from the Admin menu above. 


 Any questions?

We hold monthly virtual drop-in sessions, if you want to find out more or hear other users’ experiences. Look out for details about the next one on the homepage 

Please let us know if you have any queries or questions about using the ROOT. For all enquiries, please contact root@rcslt.org

We welcome any feedback on these training resources. 

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